Sunset Beach Surprise Proposal

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Back in April Matt reached out to me via Instagram to help plan a surprise for his girlfriend of 9 years, Brianna. He was ready to propose and wanted me to capture that special moment!

Matt & Bri met in Spanish class in highschool. After many classroom conversations they decided to go to the movies and the rest was history. Matt was so excited to ask Bri to be his wife and it was so much fun planning it with him. After many secret Instagram chats, phone calls, and a walk through at the beach, we had all the details figured out. 

Matt planned a date night and took Brianna to dinner at Romano Cucina in Sunset Beach. He then staged for his friends Cameron and Bre to be at RIIP, a local brewery close by, to "invite" them to come grab a beer. During this time Cameron was texting me giving me updates as I waited at the Beach. Matt then told Brianna that there was supposed to be a rocket launch at sunset and that they should walk over to the beach to watch it. As they left Cameron texted me and it was game time! I pretended to be on my phone hiding my camera as they walked passed. Once they turned the corner I got ready.

Matt hugged Briana and then dropped to one knee. She burst into tears and the two of them could not stop smiling. The moment was perfect and I just had to get a few shots of them together after the proposal. I am so happy for these two and cannot thank Matt enough for trusting in me to capture this moment for him! If you are ever thinking of hiring a photographer for a proposal DO IT!!! Having these pictures to look back on is incredible and I was so happy to be a part of that moment! 

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